James “Jim” Walter Brown, 73, of Orangeburg passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Orangeburg. Rev. David Royster will be officiating. Burial will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home prior to the funeral service.
Pallbearers and Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Dean, Hunter Dean, Ethan Dean, Celeste Jennings, Barry Jennings, Charles A. Brown, III, Charles “Chaz” Brown IV, Devon Brown, Myranda Brown, Donald Howell, Ian Blake, Sean Howell, Trey Howell, Tris Waystack, Alexis Waystack, Thomas Waystack and Eli Waystack.
Mr. Jim was born on December 10, 1946 in Washington, D.C. He was the son of the late Charles Allen Brown and the late Madeline M. Campbell Brown. He served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He later retired from the United States Army National Guard. Mr. Jim loved bowling and golfing as well as going on trips to Disney World. He was predeceased by his wife, Marsha Yarborough Brown; brother-in-law, Bryan M. Matthews and a sister-in-law, Betty W. Brown.
Survivors include his son, Kevin A. Brown (Gayle) of Charlotte, N.C.; granddaughter, Renee Brown of Hanahan; brothers, George Brown (Beverly) of Orangeburg, Charles Brown (Vonda) of Orangeburg; sister, Pamela B. Matthews of Orangeburg and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association of S.C. at 2711 Middleburg Dr, Columbia, SC 29204 or to the American Heart Association of S.C. at 190 Knox Abbott Dr Ste 301, Cayce, SC 29033.
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